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Unsettled weather in store for eastern U.S. into weekend

A complex weather system moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of hazardous weather to the region into the weekend. Much colder weather is expected by Saturday, along with numerous showers and accumulating snow in the higher elevations of the Appalachians. Rain and snow will move into northern New England on Sunday.
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Last Update: 942 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

  • SynopsisA COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SATURDAY. ROBUST NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE SOME SATURDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...BUT WILL REMAIN RATHER BREEZY.
  • Rest Of Tonight Northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Saturday Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to gale force. Seas 4 to 6 feet building to 10 to 14 feet in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters rough. A slight chance of light rain.
  • Saturday Night North winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 10 to 14 feet. Bay and inland waters rough.
  • Sunday North winds around 20 knots then becoming northeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Sunday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Monday Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Monday Night Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Tuesday East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Tuesday Night East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Wednesday East winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM
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